Patent Number: 6,253,211

Title: Replication tracking method and apparatus for a distributed data processing system

Abstract: Replication tracking apparatus is described for tracking replication of data in a distributed data processing system having plural application server computer systems interconnected via a network, wherein each application server has a database application having a database and means for communicating data from the database via the network to plural client computer systems and to others of the application servers. The apparatus generates an event message on detection of an absence of database replication by the application servers.

Inventors: Gillies; Graeme Sinclair (Hayling Island, GB), Gosden; Jeffery John (Fareham, GB), Jafari-Langroudi; Sardar (Southsea, GB), Sutton; Kevin John (Chichester, GB)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corp.

International Classification: G06F 11/20 (20060101); G06F 17/30 (20060101); H04L 12/26 (20060101); H04L 12/24 (20060101); G06F 017/30 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018